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Category Archive for: ‘Retirement Planning’

Three Phases of Retirement

three phases of retirement

We tend to think of retirement as one continuous lifetime event. After forty or so years of working, we have …

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Canadians are Unprepared for Retirement! Are You?

unprepared for retirement

I am very concerned about the findings of the most recent financial wellness survey published by Manulife Financial. Canadians are …

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Tips to Make Your Retirement Funds Last

retirement

As ever larger numbers of the boomer generation start to retire, fixed income options, once the staple of retirement cash-flow …

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Make Charitable Gifting One of Your 2017 Resolutions

charitable gifting

Here’s a good New Year’s Resolution, why not consider charitable gifting to help those less fortunate, both here at home …

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Important Budget Tips for Retirement

budget

When developing a retirement budget, anticipating every expense one might face can be difficult, as it’s easy to underestimate how …

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Good & Bad Reasons for Leveraging Home Equity

home equity

For many of us, our home is our most valuable asset. So it’s no wonder some might consider that any …

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Dealing With The Retirement Conundrum!

Fall Walk

Often the hardest decisions people face when it come to saving for retirement is deciding what they want to do …

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What is Financial Planning?

financial planning

The financial planning process is built around five key planning areas depending on the stage of life a person has …

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Are You Really Financially Prepared for Retirement?

retirement

  Several recent surveys by banks and other financial entities have revealed that almost three-quarters of Canadian farm families and …

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Are We Reinventing Retirement?

retirement

  As the tidal wave of baby boomers enter their retirement years across Canada, there are two major forces reshaping …

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Why The Urgent Need to Plan for Your Wealth Transfer

wealth transfer

We spend a lifetime building our wealth, but we don’t always put the same amount of time and effort into …

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“Pay Cheques & Play Cheques” in Retirement

retirement

As legions of Canadian baby boomers approach retirement there is an urgent need for them to develop a customized retirement …

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Retiring? – Should you set up a RRIF or annuity?

RRIF or annuity

The year you turn 71 you will have until December 31 of that year to convert your RRSP into a …

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What’s The Best Age to Start Taking My CPP Payment?

CPP

What’s The Best Age to Start Taking My CPP Payment? The Canada Pension Plan withdrawal rules are changing to provide …

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Lessons We Can Learn From the Canada Pension Plan

cpp

It’s expected that the CPP will grow to $1 trillion before the middle of this century. Just 17 years ago, …

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Seniors Health Care Costs

health care

For decades, research has documented the implications of the bulge of baby-boomers followed by years of low fertility and smaller …

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Should You Ease into Retirement?

easig into retirement

Instead of taking a more traditional retirement route, some Canadians today are working with their employers to allow them to …

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Are Your Adult Children Draining Your Retirement Savings?

Generations

A number of recent surveys show that ever more adult children are returning home to live with their parents. This …

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Bankruptcy – A Big Risk for Today’s Senior

senior couple

Many Canadians approaching retirement today are facing a risk that seemed unimaginable a decade ago, and that is running out …

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What value is financial advice?

Strategy

It all starts with a consultation: Financial advice can assist you, whether your goal is to reduce debt, buy a …

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